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This handwritten letter, written in script from Ansel Humphreys in Washington County, Mississippi to Samuel Bolling in Hartford County, Connecticut discusses his business dealings, his time in Mississippi, yellow fever in New Orleans, Louisiana and Mississippi, and cholera on the Mississippi River.
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Washington County, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letter, Hills, O.P., Plaquemine, Louisiana, to Father Isaac Hills, New Hampshire, Re. Yellow Fever, Life in the Swamp, 1844
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Todd A. Herring Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University